Library’s Mission Statement

The mission of the public library shall be to by the best of our ability and within reasonable means, meet the educational, informational, recreational, and cultural needs of people of all ages, and diversities through a wide range of materials and services in varying formats. The library will do this in cooperation with and assistance from the Viking Library Regional System and Northern Lights Library Network Multi-type.
The library shall establish needs and goals based on the Standards for Minnesota Public Libraries, The American Library Association, The Minnesota Library Association, and State and Federal laws pertaining to public libraries.

Thorson Memorial Library

117 Central Ave ~ P.O. Box 1040
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Located downtown Elbow Lake at the intersection of Hwy 79 & 59 in the historical Scofield Community Building
Tele: 218-685-6850
Fax: 218-685-6852

Monday 9:00-5:00
Tuesday 12:00-8:00
Wednesday 9:00-5:00
Thursday 12:00-8:00
Friday 9:00-5:00
Saturday 9:00-2:00

Holiday Closings:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Memorial Day
July 4
Labor Day
Veterans’ Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve